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February 2017
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The Hopefully Chris Pratt and Shane Hartline Show

February 27 @ 8:00 pm
The Main Stage, 6366 Hollywood Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90028 United States
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A night featuring The Hopefully Chris Pratt and Shane Hartline Show A brand new spectacle every month based on one simple question: will this the be show where Chris Pratt shows up? An immersive extravaganza of hilarity and insanity performed in the round. Written and produced by Shane Hartline and Joe Cabello, and performed by an army of Los Angeles’s funniest comedians and clowns. Call 323 962-7560 to purchase tickets or purchase them online. (Free for iO students and performers)…

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Summer Nights / St. Clair & Morris

February 27 @ 9:00 pm
The Main Stage, 6366 Hollywood Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90028 United States
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A night featuring Summer Nights and St. Clair & Morris Summer Nights: So it’s not summer anymore. But in a way, isn’t it always? It’s a time to be young, have fun and live life to it’s fullest. Or a time full of regrets. You decide. Either way, Summer Nights takes you on an improvised joyous ride each week reminding you what it’s like to really be alive. With a cast made up of iO and Second City vets, Summer Nights…

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MAX

February 27 @ 10:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until March 27, 2017
The Main Stage, 6366 Hollywood Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90028 United States
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A night featuring MAX An iO West improv ensemble that performs iO’s signature form, “The Harold”, in which they take a single suggestion from the audience and use it as a springboard to create a twenty-five to thirty minute piece made up of scenes, games and monologues. Cast: Dan Torson, Drew Coolidge, Dustin Sterling, Frank Moran, Justin Uretz, Lauren Van Kurin, Trevor Tevel, Marina Mastros & Michael Capristo Coach: Mike McLendon Call 323 962-7560 to purchase tickets or purchase them…

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Pumps

February 27 @ 11:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until March 27, 2017
The Main Stage, 6366 Hollywood Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90028 United States
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 PUMPS is 8 boobs, 1 heart. 4 women whose feminine friendship formed in classrooms of iO West and has grown into a blossoming flower of funny. 75% Single, these ladies “date” a sexy individual to see if they can find the one–the one that will give them what they need to induce laughter in the hearts of the audience. Together they are PUMPS, separately they are Kathrynn Cobbs, Ramona Czernek, Julia Mack, and Alex Rose Wiesel.www.Facebook.com/PumpsComedy Twitter/ Instagram: @pumpscomedy www.PumpsComedy.com…

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The Pool / Swearwolves

February 28 @ 7:00 pm
The Main Stage, 6366 Hollywood Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90028 United States
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A night featuring The Pool / Swearwolves The Pool features a group of savvy IO veteran players coming together to master the signature improvised form of IO - Harold. They may be thrown together in the deep end but they have each other for flotation devices. THE POOL: Michael Heiman, Lisa Inouye, Luke Jensen, Peter Johansen, Magi Loucks, Cristin McAlister, Lee Supercinski, Natalie Campisi Tarpley, Abhi Trivedi, Coach: Marina Mastros Call 323 962-7560 to purchase tickets or purchase them online. (Free for…

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Harold Night Mashup! w/Wheelhouse, Dinner Jacket, & Viceroy

February 28 @ 8:00 pm
The Main Stage, 6366 Hollywood Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90028 United States
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An evening of improv featuring iO’s signature form, ‘The Harold’, in which a group of improvisers take a single suggestion from the audience and use it as a springboard to create twenty-five to thirty minutes of scenes, games and monologues. Harold Night Mashup! Playing tonight: Wheelhouse, Dinner Jacket, & Viceroy   Call 323 962-7560 to purchase tickets or purchase them online. (Free for iO students and performers) Buy…

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Harold Night Mashup! w/Secret Twin, Tidy Fox, & Pockets

February 28 @ 9:30 pm
The Main Stage, 6366 Hollywood Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90028 United States
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An evening of improv featuring iO’s signature form, ‘The Harold’, in which a group of improvisers take a single suggestion from the audience and use it as a springboard to create twenty-five to thirty minutes of scenes, games and monologues. Harold Night Mashup! Playing tonight: Secret Twin, Tidy Fox, & Pockets   Call 323 962-7560 to purchase tickets or purchase them online. (Free for iO students and performers) [button shape="square" size="x-large" href="https://www.ticketfly.com/purchase/event/1418634?utm_medium=bks" title="Buy Tickets" info_content="" lightbox_caption="" id="" class=""…

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Improv Jam Hosted by Dinner Jacket

February 28 @ 11:00 pm
The Main Stage, 6366 Hollywood Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90028 United States
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A free improv JAM, where anyone can get up and play! Hosted by the iO West Harold team Dinner Jacket   *ADMISSION IS FREE*

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March 2017

Blimprov / 808

March 1 @ 7:00 pm
The Main Stage, 6366 Hollywood Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90028 United States
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A FREE night featuring Blimprov & 808

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Slow Hustle / Dead Inside

March 1 @ 8:00 pm
The Main Stage, 6366 Hollywood Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90028 United States
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A night featuring Slow Hustle & Dead Inside Slow Hustle: Shawn Gnandt, Lindsay Mallard, Daniele Manzin, Christina Martinez, Nicole Pellegrino, Benett Rea, Katy Rosin, Becky Sanders, Michael Terrence. Dead Inside: Alex Furlin, Weslie Lechner, Sergio Lopez, Jasmine Carlina, Mike Klasek, Chris Estrada, & Mandi Bossard. Call 323 962-7560 to purchase tickets or purchase them online. (Free for iO students and performers) Buy Tickets  

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Heyday

March 1 @ 9:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until March 29, 2017
The Main Stage, 6366 Hollywood Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90028 United States
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A night of improv featuring Heyday Voted iO West’s Best Harold team of 2014 and 2015, Heyday is an iO West House Harold team that performs their take on the Harold, which they call the Hey-Rold (see what they did there?). Heyday is transforming regular folk into heyheads every Wednesday night on the iO West Main Stage at 9pm as they explore the Hey-Rold and themselves one bit at a time. #wildcardwednesday #imaheyhead Cast: Amanda Blake Davis, Annie O’Connor, Brandon Barrick,…

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King Ten

March 1 @ 10:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until March 29, 2017
The Main Stage, 6366 Hollywood Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90028 United States
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A night of improv featuring King Ten King Ten is iO West’s longest running house team and one of the premier improv ensembles in Los Angeles. Audiences pack the house every Wednesday night at 10:30 p.m. to watch King Ten perform iO West’s signature piece, The Harold, and to enjoy the original, ambitious and hilarious style of play this ensemble is known for. Individually these veteran improvisors have appeared in national television series, commercials and feature films, as well as taught…

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BYOT

March 1 @ 11:00 pm
The Main Stage, 6366 Hollywood Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90028 United States
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A FREE night featuring BYOT!

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Dummy and Friends

March 2 @ 8:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until March 30, 2017
The Main Stage, 6366 Hollywood Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90028 United States
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A night of improv featuring Dummy and Friends DUMMY is Colleen Doyle and Jason Shotts doing a two-person improvised show. They started performing together at the iO Theater in Chicago back in 2008. Since then, DUMMY has performed for audiences in London, Rome, Copenhagen, Los Angeles, San Francisco, New York, San Diego, Austin, Houston, Washington DC, Cleveland, Detroit, Minneapolis, St. Louis, Atlanta, Traverse City and Gainesville. DUMMY proudly won the iO Chicago’s Del Award for “Best Non-Harold Improv Show” in…

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Dasariski

March 2 @ 9:00 pm
The Main Stage, 6366 Hollywood Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90028 United States
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A night featuring Dasariski An evening of improv featuring our friends, Dasariski! Call 323 962-7560 to purchase tickets or purchase them online. (Free for iO students and performers) Buy Tickets

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The Reckoning / Cook County Social Club

March 2 @ 10:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until March 30, 2017
The Main Stage, 6366 Hollywood Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90028 United States
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A night of improv featuring The Reckoning & Cook County Social Club For over a decade, The Reckoning has played to packed houses and critical acclaim at iO Chicago and toured across the country with their singular brand of long-form improvisation. Hailed as “hands-down, the best in Chicago” and “a versatile rock band” of improvisers, they are known for their unpredictable shows and forms, as well as experimentation and innovation as ensemble. The five members who now call Los Angeles home…

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#EpicFail w/Cusack

March 2 @ 11:30 pm
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Weekly on the same day until March 30, 2017
The Main Stage, 6366 Hollywood Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90028 United States
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A free night of improv featuring #EpicFail w/Cusack   Come to iOWest late night and see Improv team Cusack host an hour with a variety of other performers. Whether they be Standups, Sketch Groups, Musical Comedy, Clowns or Improvisers, the one thing they will all have in common is an #EpicFail! You might witness a Standup set that bombed in the past, or an Improv team taking their suggestion from the Twitter hashtag EpicFail, whatever it is, we will all…

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The Village Bicycle

March 3 @ 8:00 pm
The Main Stage, 6366 Hollywood Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90028 United States
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A night featuring The Village Bicycle The Village Bicycle is an improv show that will get you where you're going, but definitely takes the scenic route. Comprised of iO's most experienced female improvisers, this is a ride you'll want to take again and again! Call 323 962-7560 to purchase tickets or purchase them online. (Free for iO students and performers) Buy Tickets

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Opening Night: The Improvised Musical!

March 3 @ 9:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until March 31, 2017
The Main Stage, 6366 Hollywood Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90028 United States
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A night featuring Opening Night: The Improvised Musical! OPENING NIGHT: THE IMPROVISED MUSICAL!® is exactly that: a Broadway-style musical that is made up on the spot, based on audience suggestion. So every night is the `Opening Night’ of a musical that has never been seen! Now in it’s fifteenth year, Opening Night: The Improvised Musical!® is thrilled to continue the show LAWeekly called, “almost too slick to be completely improvised.” It is, by the way—completely improvised. Led by Director Shulie…

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The Resistance

March 3 @ 10:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until March 31, 2017
The Main Stage, 6366 Hollywood Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90028 United States
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A night featuring The Resistance The Resistance performs a fully scored, lighted, and completely improvised action adventure movie based off of audience suggestions. Liberate your Laughter. Join the Resistance. Call 323 962-7560 to purchase tickets or purchase them online. (Free for iO students and performers) Buy Tickets

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F**k This Week

March 3 @ 11:00 pm
The Main Stage, 6366 Hollywood Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90028 United States
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A night featuring F**k This Week This week was awful, right? F**k This Week will open the floor to an audience member to complain about how terrible their week has been whether it's work, breaking up with a stupid significant other, or awful relatives in town. Then, our all-star cast will improvise a show based on it. Therapy through comedy. Call 323 962-7560 to purchase tickets or purchase them online. (Free for iO students and performers)  [button…

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Cherry Muffin presents Ladies’ Night!

March 4 @ 8:00 pm
The Main Stage, 6366 Hollywood Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90028 United States
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A night featuring Cherry Muffin presents Ladies' Night! Cast: Jamie Gaul Beth Schwab Molly Wilbanks Feat: Wine Night & The Women of the DCT Call 323 962-7560 to purchase tickets or purchase them online. (Free for iO students and performers) Buy Tickets

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The Armando Show

March 4 @ 9:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until March 25, 2017
The Main Stage, 6366 Hollywood Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90028 United States
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The Armando Show Experience is a 60-minute long improvised comedy show inspired by an audience suggestion, which the celebrity hosts interpret through a personal and truthful improvised monologue. Inspired by that monologue, a cast composed of veteran Chicago and Los Angeles alumni perform scenes that, in turn, inspire a response from Armando. This propels hilarious interchanges between Armando’s monologues and the company’s scenes. Reservations are strongly recommended. LA Times reviewer F. Kathleen Foley describes the performance by saying, " …this…

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Dr. God / Freedom Snatch

March 4 @ 10:00 pm
The Main Stage, 6366 Hollywood Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90028 United States
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A night of improv featuring Dr. God & Freedom Snatch Medical Deity. Comedy Savior. Dr. God weaves together a series of hilarious improvised scenes that rip the very fabric of space and time and leave you desperate for more. Dr. God suggests you leave your mind at home if you don’t want it blown. Dr. God is a nationally recognized comedy group specializing in Long Form Improv, Sketch Comedy, TV, Film and we love you very, very much. Find out…

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Botch Bros present the Awful Hour

March 4 @ 11:00 pm
The Main Stage, 6366 Hollywood Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90028 United States
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A night featuring Botch Bros present the Awful Hour The Botch Bros are the reigning world champions of improv. They improvise in masks to keep them from getting mobbed at GNC and host the late night show ‘The Awful Hour’ at the IO West Theater where they have a cult following and a stable of high concept, low payoff comedy acts. This month’s bill features: Walken Takeout (Jesse Kubanet and Kyle Peterson) Triple Double (Nate Ballard and 5 other jobbers)…

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Top Story! Weekly

March 5 @ 8:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until March 26, 2017
The Main Stage, 6366 Hollywood Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90028 United States
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SNL meets The Daily Show in this constantly changing news-driven sketch romp through a week’s worth of headlines. Special 10 PM show for the LAICF! Top STORY Weekly brings you a brand new scripted show, which has been called the most ambitious weekly schedule of any LA theater. Our writers have written for shows such as “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon,” and “The Jeselnik Offensive,” and our cast has been seen on shows such as “It’s Always Sunny…

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Jet Jaguar / Redford

March 5 @ 9:00 pm
The Main Stage, 6366 Hollywood Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90028 United States
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A night featuring Jet Jaguar & Redford JET JAGUAR is a Main Stage Sketch Team at iO West, performing on the second Sunday of every month at 9pm. On any other given day, they’re heroically defending the skies and protecting humanity from overwhelmingly supernatural monstrous threats. “Take Flight! WOOOOOOOSH!” Written & Performed by: Anna Cecilia, Chelsea Christian, Tommy Dickie, John Druska, Nick Gligor, Allishia Knotts, Bob Ladewig, Matt Mazany, John Paliferro & Honora Talbott Directed by: Megan Grano Redford is an…

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The Feo & JoJo Variety Hour

March 5 @ 10:00 pm
The Main Stage, 6366 Hollywood Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90028 United States
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A night featuring The Feo & JoJo Variety Hour   Call 323 962-7560 to purchase tickets or purchase them online. (Free for iO students and performers) Buy Tickets

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The Feel Good Not Bad Death Laser

March 5 @ 11:00 pm
The Main Stage, 6366 Hollywood Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90028 United States
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A FREE night featuring The Feel Good Not Bad Death Laser The Feel Good Not Bad Death Laser has been performing The Deconstruction to audiences in the greater Los Angeles area since 2015. Created by Del Close and The Family (Adam McKay, Matt Besser, Ian Roberts, Ali Farahnakian, Neil Flynn, Miles Stroth), The Deconstruction is a blend of the dramatic, the absurd, and satire. It takes a suggestion and explores it in depth, sometimes to the extreme, to tease out…

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Bucket Head: A Pilot Script Reading

March 6 @ 7:00 pm
The Main Stage, 6366 Hollywood Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90028 United States
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A FREE night featuring Bucket Head: A Pilot Script Reading  A reading of a pilot about Buckethead. Starring: Chris Witaske Kipp Moorman Ben Seeder George McAuliffe Ashleigh Hairston Nancy Friedrich Allison Bills Steve Fleming

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Street Sharks

March 6 @ 8:00 pm
The Main Stage, 6366 Hollywood Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90028 United States
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A night featuring Street Sharks   Call 323 962-7560 to purchase tickets or purchase them online. (Free for iO students and performers) Buy Tickets

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CHALLY

March 6 @ 9:00 pm
The Main Stage, 6366 Hollywood Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90028 United States
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A night featuring CHALLY Charlie McCrackin & Holly Laurent improvise for you! Call 323 962-7560 to purchase tickets or purchase them online. (Free for iO students and performers) Buy Tickets

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The Pool / Sunday Drive

March 7 @ 7:00 pm
The Main Stage, 6366 Hollywood Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90028 United States
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A night featuring The Pool / Sunday Drive The Pool features a group of savvy IO veteran players coming together to master the signature improvised form of IO - Harold. They may be thrown together in the deep end but they have each other for flotation devices. THE POOL: Michael Heiman, Lisa Inouye, Luke Jensen, Peter Johansen, Magi Loucks, Cristin McAlister, Lee Supercinski, Natalie Campisi Tarpley, Abhi Trivedi, Coach: Marina Mastros Call 323 962-7560 to purchase tickets or purchase them online. (Free…

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Wheelhouse / Dinner Jacket

March 7 @ 8:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until March 28, 2017
The Main Stage, 6366 Hollywood Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90028 United States
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A night featuring Wheelhouse & Dinner Jacket   WHEELHOUSE is a House Harold Team that has been performing every Wednesday on the iO West Mainstage since January 2014. Under the guidance of our coach Dave Hill, we aim to bend and subvert the typical Harold structure, with high-concept shows that take place in their own strange, improvised universes. But at the core, we’re a team that follows the fun and makes each other laugh. Come watch us Wednesdays at 8:30 (before…

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Tidy Fox / Secret Twin

March 7 @ 9:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until March 28, 2017
The Main Stage, 6366 Hollywood Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90028 United States
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A night of Harolds featuring Tidy Fox & Secret Twin Tidy Fox is: Pat Babbitt, Daniel Cohen, Japhen Gordon, Ryan Marsico, Ellie Race-Moore, Nick Rees, Judith Schompf, Beth Schwab, Molly Wilbanks Coached by: Amanda Blake-Davis Secret Twin: Jason Shotts, Jeff Maccubbin, Debbie Friedman, Rachael Fendrich, Ryan Locante, Katy Beckemeyer, James Dunn Coach: Craig & Carla Cackowski Call 323 962-7560 to purchase tickets or purchase them online. (Free for iO students and performers) [button shape="square" size="x-large" href="http://www.ticketfly.com/search/?q=Tidy+Fox+Secret+Twin+iO+West+" title="Buy Tickets"…

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Viceroy / Pockets

March 7 @ 10:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until March 28, 2017
The Main Stage, 6366 Hollywood Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90028 United States
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A  night of improve Featuring Viceroy & Pockets Pockets Cast: Kyle Peterson, Brian Robel, Matthew Gardner, Debbie Fry, Bente Englestoft, David Danipour, Macklen Makhloghi, Lauren Robertson, Xchel Hernandez Call 323 962-7560 to purchase tickets or purchase them online. (Free for iO students and performers) Buy Tickets

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Improv Jam Hosted by TBA

March 7 @ 11:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until March 28, 2017
The Main Stage, 6366 Hollywood Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90028 United States
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A FREE night featuring an Improv Jam Hosted by TBA

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The Weird Hour

March 8 @ 7:00 pm
The Main Stage, 6366 Hollywood Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90028 United States
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A FREE night featuring The Weird Hour  

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Husky / Blue Bellies

March 8 @ 8:00 pm
The Main Stage, 6366 Hollywood Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90028 United States
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A night featuring Husky / Blue Bellies Husky: Kimia Behpoornia, Aaron Burns, Bryan Coffee, Maggie Mae Fish, Jay Hoskins, Katie McDermott, Joaquin Ticonderoga, Dana Weddle, Chris Wiebler. Call 323 962-7560 to purchase tickets or purchase them online. (Free for iO students and performers) Buy Tickets  

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Up Next

March 8 @ 11:00 pm
The Main Stage, 6366 Hollywood Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90028 United States
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A FREE night featuring Up Next UP NEXT is a two-person improvised show featuring Gabe Greenspan and Jacob Tasher. At least one of them knows what they are doing. Come find out which one!

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Quartet

March 9 @ 9:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until March 30, 2017
The Main Stage, 6366 Hollywood Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90028 United States
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A night featuring Quartet Craig Cackowski, Bob Dassie, Jack McBrayer and Jean Villepique have improvised together in various combinations for over 15 years. Come see them put their patented spin on slow, patient, character-and-relationship-based scenework. Sometimes there’ll be three of them there. Sometimes there’ll be five. But, on the whole, it will average out to….QUARTET! Call 323 962-7560 to purchase tickets or purchase them online. (Free for iO students and performers) [button shape="square" size="x-large" href="http://www.ticketfly.com/search/?q=Quartet+iO+West+" title="Buy Tickets"…

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The Greene Boozer Elixir

March 10 @ 8:00 pm
The Main Stage, 6366 Hollywood Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90028 United States
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A night featuring The Greene Boozer Elixir   Call 323 962-7560 to purchase tickets or purchase them online. (Free for iO students and performers) Buy Tickets

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RJP / Reflektor

March 10 @ 11:00 pm
The Main Stage, 6366 Hollywood Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90028 United States
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A night featuring RJP / Reflektor Our team name is RJP (Renegade Justice Patrol). We are a long-form improv team that uses a suggestion of a location to create a unique world filled with memorable characters. RJP is coached by Dave Hill. RJP is Keiko Agena, Will Choi, Rex Howell, Curtis Spiliotis, Justin Vasquez, and Hershey Wingler Reflektor performs their own unique form that they have developed with coach Dave Hill. As any item will look different in each mirror…

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Robot Teammate & The Accidental Party

March 11 @ 8:00 pm
The Main Stage, 6366 Hollywood Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90028 United States
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A night featuring Robot Teammate & The Accidental Party Robot Teammate & the Accidental Party is an LA-based automation collective programmed to entertain through musical improv comedy. Instagram: @AccidentalParty Twitter: @RobotTeammate Facebook: www.facebook.com/robotteammate/ https://www.facebook.com/events/132102620619249/ http://robotteammate.com/ Call 323 962-7560 to purchase tickets or purchase them online. (Free for iO students and performers) Buy Tickets  

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iO Salutes: Jennifer Gardner

March 11 @ 10:00 pm
The Main Stage, 6366 Hollywood Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90028 United States
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A night featuring iO Salutes: Jennifer Gardner Come celebrate the life of IO performer Jennifer Gardner (Blue Bellies, Swexas, Drink Ticket) at this part-roast, part-improv, full-silly tribute show. Some of the best performers at IO will be chipping in to celebrate their funny friend Jennifer. Call 323 962-7560 to purchase tickets or purchase them online. (Free for iO students and performers) Buy Tickets

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Honeymoon

March 11 @ 11:00 pm
The Main Stage, 6366 Hollywood Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90028 United States
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A night featuring Honeymoon Honeymoon uses a single audience suggestion to weave a tapestry of comedic mischief. Cast: Nate Ballard, Celeste Busa, Colin Contreary, Japheth Gordon, Sylvia Kolb, Macklen Makhloghi, David Morgan, Kyle Peterson, and Mitchell Roche. Call 323 962-7560 to purchase tickets or purchase them online. (Free for iO students and performers) Buy Tickets

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Drug Money / Dad Jeans

March 12 @ 9:00 pm
The Main Stage, 6366 Hollywood Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90028 United States
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A night featuring Dad Jeans & Drug Money Drug Money, The Best Stuff in Town. Cast: Molly Fite, Wil Gelin, Kate Huffman, Eamon McIvor, Vlad Perez, Brandon Roberts, Jim Rowley , Susan Sassi, Vanessa Smith, Horecee St. Cyr, Myrone Sumner Directed by Dwayne Colbert Dad Jeans is: Sai Rao, Grace Presse, Eddie Rowley, Eric Owusu, Adam Crowe, Jeremiah Burton, Shaan Baig, Brett Greenberg, Leslie Watkins, Bri Giger Directed by Erik Voss   Call 323 962-7560 to purchase tickets or purchase…

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Wilton & Underground Sketch

March 12 @ 10:00 pm
The Main Stage, 6366 Hollywood Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90028 United States
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A night featuring Wilton & Underground Sketch   Call 323 962-7560 to purchase tickets or purchase them online. (Free for iO students and performers) Buy Tickets

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Dirty Dirty Cactus / Snitch

March 12 @ 11:00 pm
The Main Stage, 6366 Hollywood Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90028 United States
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A FREE night featuring Dirty Dirty Cactus / Snitch  

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Riot Rewind

March 13 @ 8:00 pm
The Main Stage, 6366 Hollywood Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90028 United States
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A night featuring Riot Rewind Riot Rewind: A Do-Over for your Wrongdoings What happens at a Riot Rewind show? We interview a celebrity guest about a time in their life when they made a choice they later regretted. Next, the ladies of Duchess Riot recreate the guest's story for you exactly (or not quite exactly) as it happened. Then we REWIND back to the moment they want to change and see how their life would have been forever altered! We…

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5 Finger Discount / St. Clair & Morris

March 13 @ 9:00 pm
The Main Stage, 6366 Hollywood Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90028 United States
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A night featuring 5 Finger Discount / St. Clair & Morris Straight from the rejection pile of every Production Company in Los Angeles come Nick Cutelli and Ben Dungan as Five Finger Discount. Watch as Chicago trained improvisors and writers Nick and Ben perform comedy that has been deemed too brilliant for Television by every single executive in Hollywood. Call 323 962-7560 to purchase tickets or purchase them online. (Free for iO students and performers) [button shape="square"…

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The Pool / Swearwolves

March 14 @ 7:00 pm
The Main Stage, 6366 Hollywood Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90028 United States
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A night featuring The Pool / Swearwolves The Pool features a group of savvy IO veteran players coming together to master the signature improvised form of IO - Harold. They may be thrown together in the deep end but they have each other for flotation devices. THE POOL: Michael Heiman, Lisa Inouye, Luke Jensen, Peter Johansen, Magi Loucks, Cristin McAlister, Lee Supercinski, Natalie Campisi Tarpley, Abhi Trivedi, Coach: Marina Mastros Call 323 962-7560 to purchase tickets or purchase them online. (Free for…

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Wheelhouse / Air Force Fun

March 14 @ 8:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until March 14, 2017
The Main Stage, 6366 Hollywood Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90028 United States
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A night featuring Wheelhouse & Air Force Fun   WHEELHOUSE is a House Harold Team that has been performing every Wednesday on the iO West Mainstage since January 2014. Under the guidance of our coach Dave Hill, we aim to bend and subvert the typical Harold structure, with high-concept shows that take place in their own strange, improvised universes. But at the core, we’re a team that follows the fun and makes each other laugh. Come watch us Wednesdays at 8:30…

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Boyfriend & Friends

March 15 @ 7:00 pm
The Main Stage, 6366 Hollywood Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90028 United States
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$5

Family Band / Husky

March 15 @ 8:00 pm
The Main Stage, 6366 Hollywood Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90028 United States
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A night featuring Family Band & Husky Slow Hustle: Shawn Gnandt, Lindsay Mallard, Daniele Manzin, Christina Martinez, Nicole Pellegrino, Benett Rea, Katy Rosin, Becky Sanders, Michael Terrence. Husky: Kimia Behpoornia, Aaron Burns, Maggie Mae Fish, Jay Hoskins, Katie McDermott, Joaquin Ticonderoga, Dana Weddle, Chris Wiebler. Call 323 962-7560 to purchase tickets or purchase them online. (Free for iO students and performers) Buy Tickets  

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Addicted [uh-dick-tid]

March 15 @ 11:00 pm
The Main Stage, 6366 Hollywood Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90028 United States
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$10

The Village Bicycle

March 17 @ 8:00 pm
The Main Stage, 6366 Hollywood Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90028 United States
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A night featuring The Village Bicycle The Village Bicycle is an improv show that will get you where you're going, but definitely takes the scenic route. Comprised of iO's most experienced female improvisers, this is a ride you'll want to take again and again! Call 323 962-7560 to purchase tickets or purchase them online. (Free for iO students and performers) Buy Tickets

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F**k This Week

March 17 @ 11:00 pm
The Main Stage, 6366 Hollywood Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90028 United States
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A night featuring F**k This Week This week was awful, right? F**k This Week will open the floor to an audience member to complain about how terrible their week has been whether it's work, breaking up with a stupid significant other, or awful relatives in town. Then, our all-star cast will improvise a show based on it. Therapy through comedy. Call 323 962-7560 to purchase tickets or purchase them online. (Free for iO students and performers)  [button…

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$10

ORAL: A Storytelling Hour

March 18 @ 8:00 pm
The Main Stage, 6366 Hollywood Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90028 United States
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A night featuring ORAL: A Storytelling Hour The Chicago Tribune acclaimed storytelling show is coming to LA! ORAL is an hour long (55 minute) storytelling show full of true, personal stories! Our storytellers are regular performers from iO’s community, but are not necessarily seasoned storytellers. ORAL is an opportunity to see these improv and sketch actors play themselves, bringing real meaning to, “It’s funny, because it’s true." Tribune Review: http://www.chicagotribune.com/entertainment/theater/reviews/ct-oral-storytelling-review-column.html Call 323 962-7560 to purchase tickets or purchase them online.…

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$10

Dr. God Revival

March 18 @ 10:00 pm
The Main Stage, 6366 Hollywood Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90028 United States
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A night featuring Dr. God Revival Medical Deity. Comedy Savior. Dr. God weaves together a series of hilarious improvised scenes that rip the very fabric of space and time and leave you desperate for more. Dr. God suggests you leave your mind at home if you don’t want it blown. Dr. God is a nationally recognized comedy group specializing in Long Form Improv, Sketch Comedy, TV, Film and we love you very, very much. Find out more about Dr. God at…

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The Vivian Show starring other people but mostly Vivian

March 18 @ 11:00 pm
The Main Stage, 6366 Hollywood Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90028 United States
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A night featuring The Vivian Show starring other people but mostly Vivian Get ready for an evening of very Vivian-ness Back by popular demand (via the Funny Women's Fest at iO West) I - Vivian- will host the greatest show ever to strike the stage like some kind of Mexican Jewish lightning... like a chupacabra pikachu. with Kristal Adams Jordan Doll Johan Miranda and Logan Guntzelman email thevivianshow@gmail.com for comps! tweet @vivianizcool gram @thevivmart www.thevivianmartinez.com Call 323 962-7560 to purchase…

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Duke / It Doesn’t Have to Be This Way

March 19 @ 9:00 pm
The Main Stage, 6366 Hollywood Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90028 United States
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A night featuring Duke & It Doesn't Have to Be This Way Duke: 20-22 minute awesome sketch show consisting of awesome sketches. Cast List: Jocelyn Hall, Courtney Barnett, Ashleigh Crystal Hairston, Calvin Dittmore, Jason Kaye, Danile MK Cohen, Matt Sweeny, John Norris & Joshua Hoover. Directed by Mark Warzecha. It Doesn’t Have To Be This Way is a sketch comedy team performing the 4th Sunday of the month at iO West Mainstage. Yes, this is real and yes things are going…

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Ms. Smith / Mike Pence’s Big Queer Nightmare

March 19 @ 10:00 pm
The Main Stage, 6366 Hollywood Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90028 United States
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A night featuring Ms. Smith & Mike Pence’s Big Queer Nightmare Ms. Smith is a modern sketch team consisting of Nikki DiGaetano, Kersten Haile, Kari Lee Cartwright, Sunanda Sachatrakul, Adam Slemon, Jen McCartney, Michael Lucid, Lindsay Guzzardo, Pat Janssen & Ryan Tweedy. Directed by Dan Banas. Call 323 962-7560 to purchase tickets or purchase them online. (Free for iO students and performers) Buy Tickets

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Battles of The Bard

March 19 @ 11:00 pm
The Main Stage, 6366 Hollywood Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90028 United States
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A FREE night featuring Battles of The Bard

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$5

Operocka / Double Dates

March 20 @ 8:00 pm
The Main Stage, 6366 Hollywood Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90028 United States
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A night featuring Operocka & Double Dates Operocka is a live-unscripted rock opera in the vein of The Who’s Tommy, Rent, and Hedwig and the Angry Itch. Based on one audience inspiration, the group improvises a show in which everything is sung and the songs rock! CAST ~ Anne Gregory, Molly Hawkey, Tim Jennings, Ronnie Karam, Hanna LoPatin, Dana Weddle, Darrin Yalacki (Music by Eric Schackne and Gregory Jenkins) Relationship math: does plus 1 + plus 1= fun night? Two real-life…

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Klusterphuk

March 20 @ 9:00 pm
The Main Stage, 6366 Hollywood Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90028 United States
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A night featuring Klusterphuk KLUSTERPHUK is a show where some of the best stand ups and improvisers in the country do both stand up and improv. Created by Nick Vatterott (CONAN, FALLON, COMEDY CENTRAL) who loves to make comedy WAY too complicated; one comedian starts the show doing stand up, then is joined by an improviser and they improvise off the first comedian's stand up. Then that 2nd comedian does stand up, till a 3rd comedian joins the other 2…

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Soda Jerk & Friends

March 21 @ 7:00 pm
The Main Stage, 6366 Hollywood Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90028 United States
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A night featuring Soda Jerk & Friends Soda Jerk is a longform improv team from Monkey Butler, an artist community affiliated with Mosaic LA. Cast: Ryan Self, Ben Leddick, Eric Reeser, John Corrigan, Michael J. Sielaff, Sethward Allison, Chelsea Coleman, Brandon Scott Call 323 962-7560 to purchase tickets or purchase them online. (Free for iO students and performers) Buy Tickets

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Swexas & Friends

March 22 @ 7:00 pm
The Main Stage, 6366 Hollywood Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90028 United States
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A FREE night featuring Swexas & Friends The improv duo Swexas was created by Jennifer Gardner and Judith Schomp. Their team name is an amalgamation of their homelands, Sweden and Texas. The pair met in iO West classes, and have been kindred improv spirits ever since -- focusing on striking a balance between realism and absurdity in their work. Jennifer and Judith are fun ladies, and who doesn't love a pair of those? Free for 21 and over!

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Blue Bellies / Slow Hustle

March 22 @ 8:00 pm
The Main Stage, 6366 Hollywood Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90028 United States
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A night featuring Blue Bellies & Slow Hustle   Blue Bellies Cast: Amy Click, Dane Troy, Mike Sally Faerber, John Ryan Benavides, Kelsey Goeres, Rob O'Connor, Jennifer E. Gardner, Ellyse O'Halloran, Mike Box Elder   Slow hustle Cast: Shawn Gnandt, Lindsay Mallard, Daniele Manzin, Katy Rosin, Becky Sanders, Michael Terrence, Ryan Quenneville Call 323 962-7560 to purchase tickets or purchase them online. (Free for iO students and performers) Buy…

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The Revengers

March 22 @ 11:00 pm
The Main Stage, 6366 Hollywood Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90028 United States
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A FREE night featuring The Revengers  The Revengers: The show uses scene painting to create comic book special effects and layout. We use thought bubbles and narrative blocks in order to simulate the action of a comic book. Additionally, every show we do is part of the canon of the Revengers Universe. We build continuity as we continue to do shows. We’ve built a Wiki to track characters, issues, and story arcs, and we video every show we can, so…

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$10

TBA / Deep Schwa

March 24 @ 8:00 pm
The Main Stage, 6366 Hollywood Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90028 United States
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A night featuring BTBA / Deep Schwa Deep Schwa is the longest running Harold team at IO Chicago. They've been around so long that most of the really good players all moved out to LA - so they play out here now. Also they are the greatest improv team of all time. Call 323 962-7560 to purchase tickets or purchase them online. (Free for iO students and performers) [button shape="square" size="x-large" href="https://www.ticketfly.com/purchase/event/1437008?utm_medium=bks" title="Buy Tickets" info_content="" lightbox_caption="" id=""…

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808 Presents The House Party

March 24 @ 11:00 pm
The Main Stage, 6366 Hollywood Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90028 United States
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A night featuring 808 Presents The House Party Come on out to iO West this Friday at 11pm as 808 throws another epic party: The 808 House Party!!! New name, same great party! 3 great teams followed by an epic dance party/rap cypher! After the show refill your drink and get ready to party as we spin some classic hip-hop bangers, party music and instrumentals. You can then join us on the dance floor to dance, rap, beatbox, just hangout…

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Baram and Snieckus and Other People Too

March 25 @ 8:00 pm
The Main Stage, 6366 Hollywood Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90028 United States
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A night featuring Baram and Snieckus and Other People Too BARAM & SNIECKUS AND OTHER PEOPLE TOO Monday, February 20th, 2017 8pm io West 6366 Hollywood Blvd. – 323 962-7560 Produced by The National Theatre of the World The National Theatre of The World proudly present a brand new monthly engagement at iO West! Some sketch, some improvisation – and constant bickering, each show will be different and will highlight Baram and Snieckus’ unique brand of hilarity. Matt Baram (Suicide Squad,…

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People Of Earth / TBA

March 25 @ 10:00 pm
The Main Stage, 6366 Hollywood Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90028 United States
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A night featuring People Of Earth & TBA People of Earth formed at iO Chicago in 1999. The ensemble remained a house team for five years and performed Harolds, Snow Globes, Detours and various other forms, often branching out into less structured, more organic longform shows. They gained a strong following, and a risky reputation. Members went on to perform on Second City stages in Chicago and Las Vegas, and many currently perform, write, direct and produce in television and…

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The Sound of Musical / Chinchilla

March 25 @ 11:00 pm
The Main Stage, 6366 Hollywood Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90028 United States
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A night featuring The Sound of Musical & Chinchilla The Sound of Musical "Where Improv Meets Broadway!" is a fully improvised musical, never before seen, never to be seen again. Based only on a suggestion from the audience, legendary musical director Michael Pollock will lead these ragtag young guns through a mesmerizing, tantalizing, one-of-a-kind show. The playbills are alive... with THE SOUND OF MUSICAL! Starring: Conor Hanney, Schuyler Jeffres, Brianna McClellan, Brendan McKay, Callie Ott, Rama Vallury, & Rob Zaleski, with…

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The Truce / Da Vinci

March 26 @ 9:00 pm
The Main Stage, 6366 Hollywood Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90028 United States
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A night featuring The Truce & Da Vinci    Call 323 962-7560 to purchase tickets or purchase them online. (Free for iO students and performers) Buy Tickets

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The Sunday Sketch Show / Pussies Grab Back

March 26 @ 10:00 pm
The Main Stage, 6366 Hollywood Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90028 United States
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A night featuring The Sunday Sketch Show & Pussies Grab Back A team of 10 strangers have a week to put together a brand new sketch show. 5 writers, 5 actors and a different director every show. A crash course in the sketch world of iO. Call 323 962-7560 to purchase tickets or purchase them online. (Free for iO students and performers) Buy Tickets

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Laughtivism

March 26 @ 11:00 pm
The Main Stage, 6366 Hollywood Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90028 United States
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A night featuring Laughtivism Care about others? Wanna laugh? Join us! We’ll be bringing you one hour of socially conscious comedy via sketches, stand-up, song, and personal stories. We’ll be making you think while making you laugh with topics such as homelessness, the environment, race, politics, sexual harassment, depression, recidivism, and more! CAST: Norm Johnson, Zed Restauro, Ellen Clifford, Robert DiTillio,Yvonne Senat Jones, Sam Gasch, Gerard Peters, John Corrigan, Tracy Sharpe, Catherine Kaine, Michael J. Sielaff WRITERS: Chante Griffin, Sam…

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Bing Bong Industries / TBA

March 27 @ 8:00 pm
The Main Stage, 6366 Hollywood Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90028 United States
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A night featuring Bing Bong Industries / TBA   Call 323 962-7560 to purchase tickets or purchase them online. (Free for iO students and performers) Buy Tickets

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TBA

March 27 @ 9:00 pm
The Main Stage, 6366 Hollywood Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90028 United States
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A night featuring TBA   Call 323 962-7560 to purchase tickets or purchase them online. (Free for iO students and performers) Buy Tickets

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Cosplay Your Heart Out / New Boot Goofin’

March 28 @ 7:00 pm
The Main Stage, 6366 Hollywood Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90028 United States
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A night featuring Cosplay Your Heart Out & New Boot Goofin’ New Boot Goofin' combines good ole talk-y improv and silent physical comedy to create a show that people have called "Fun, once I understood what was going on!" and "Strange, I feel weird inside now." From diving through inter-dimensional portals, to high-speed car chases, to soundwaves that freeze time, New Boot's experimental shows will leave you saying "I've never seen so many brutal shark attacks in one improv set!"…

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Lottery / Honor Roll

March 29 @ 7:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until February 22, 2017,
and Once on March 29, 2017
The Main Stage, 6366 Hollywood Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90028 United States
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  The Honor Roll works similarly to The Lottery in that every month students from all 7 Levels of the iO West Training Center will play together on a team, joined by a different set of 3-4 iO West Teachers and House Harold performers each week; however these students are not randomly drawn but nominated by their teachers as some of the most promising from their classes! *ADMISSION IS FREE*  

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Easy, Now

March 29 @ 8:00 pm
The Main Stage, 6366 Hollywood Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90028 United States
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A night featuring Easy, Now Easy, now goes slow and takes its time. Six actors will improvise three scenes based on one suggestion. With Irene White, Jean Villepique, Rob Smith, Justin O'Connor, Brian Gallivan and Rebecca Sage Allen. Call 323 962-7560 to purchase tickets or purchase them online. (Free for iO students and performers) Buy Tickets

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Up Next

March 29 @ 11:00 pm
The Main Stage, 6366 Hollywood Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90028 United States
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A FREE night featuring Up Next UP NEXT is a two-person improvised show featuring Gabe Greenspan and Jacob Tasher. At least one of them knows what they are doing. Come find out which one!

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Walk of Shame

March 31 @ 8:00 pm
The Main Stage, 6366 Hollywood Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90028 United States
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A night featuring Walk of Shame   Call 323 962-7560 to purchase tickets or purchase them online. (Free for iO students and performers) Buy Tickets

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Merlin / Musical The Musical

March 31 @ 11:00 pm
The Main Stage, 6366 Hollywood Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90028 United States
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A night featuring Merlin & Musical The Musical Merlin in a magical hour of improv. Musical! The Musical! promises you a show you'll never forget, book-ended with a take-home moral.  With trained singers ranging across the vocal scale, we use every tool at our disposal to create the closest thing to a Broadway musical as we can get. Yes, that means there's a hero and villain. Yes, that means the sidekick may be the one to save the day. Yes, that means…

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